Imagine a system in which a private company, as a government service provider, offers you the protection of life, liberty, and property. This service includes internal and external security, a legal and regulatory framework and independent dispute resolution. For these services, you pay a contractually fixed fee per year. The state service provider as operator of the community can not unilaterally change this "citizens contract" with you later. As a "contract citizen", you have a legal claim to compliance and a claim for damages in the event of failures.
Court-packing fundamentally transform the institution into a political actor, no longer capable of acting as an impartial referee.
Heavy Conflicts between the Venezuelan army and guerrilla groups have resulted in over 5000 Venezuelans crossing the border to Colombia out of fear.
Bajo un análisis geopolítico en lo fundamental, se determina cuándo el alcance de una “presencia” y a su vez “influencia” de un nivel extranjero significativo, facilita el desencadenamiento de una “acción” de envergadura esencial para un país como el nuestro. Si bien, en lo personal , alcancé a participar y comprobar, como colaborador cercano del Presidente Pérez el “alcane y profundidad positiva”, particolarmente en el ámbito energético, produjo resultados de gran alcance estratégico para Venezuela.
In February, China bought over 500 thousand barrels per day of Venezuelan oil, the purchases were carried by “phantom companies,” and through “dark voyages.”
Farmers warn that the country could be out of diesel in two weeks, a situation that would paralyze Venezuela’s already decimated food supply.
Maduro’s new economic proposals entail the deepening of Venezuela’s implicit dollarization, and the Soviet-style privatization of strategic economic sectors, such as the country's oil industry.
Biden’s stimulus program could compromise the monetary stability of the United States.
This essay discusses the political consequences that the pandemic has brought to countries under authoritarian regimes, such as China, Russia, and Venezuela.